Denver - A City Profile

Michael Murray

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Abstract

Denver has emerged from the 1990s as a city region experiencing rapid growth. This has been fuelled by a vibrant local economy, which has adjusted itself from dependency on an earlier oil boom to greater reliance on the information and communications technology sector. The current planning and development challenges are dominated by the need to deal with urban sprawl and pressured transportation infrastructure. The contemporary restructuring of the physical fabric of Denver is marked by a progressive downtown revitalisation effort and a number of space extensive brownfield development projects. The interplay of state and local governments with commercial interests and citizens is a powerful dynamic in shaping these negative and positive outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-294
Number of pages12
JournalCities
Volume19 (4)
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Development
  • Sociology and Political Science

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